The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

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How are the specific themes of "A Story in an Hour" revealed?  

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Identity and self hood are two specific themes in Chopin's "Story of an Hour."  After a moment of grief, Mrs. Mallard feels free for the first time once she realizes her husband has died.  She mutters over and over to herself "free, free, free!" and hugs herself with...

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